Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

February 11, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

Late last summer, Inc. magazine ran a story with this intriguing title:  “The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver.  The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix.

Change out the words “tech hub” for “warehousing hub” and we couldn’t agree more – because over the past several years Phoenix’s logistics advantages have proven to be a highly compelling draw for many eCommerce businesses, including those who are looking for a more

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, order fulfillment

By the Numbers: Why Fulfill Orders From a Chicago Fulfillment Center?

January 30, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

When fulfillment professionals say the Windy City blows a lot of other markets away, they’re not exaggerating.

Home to one of the country’s largest road, rail and air cargo networks with numerous UPS, DHL and FedEx locations, Chicago is a major eCommerce hub you’ll want to consider for economical B2C distribution.

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

More Focus on Reducing Parcel Surcharges Can Equal Big Savings

January 14, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

When you’re trying to reduce parcel shipping costs, it’s easy to get hyper-focused on parcel carriers’ published rates and negotiating the largest discounts possible. 

Just be sure you’re not overlooking some other equally significant parcel saving opportunities in the process, because research shows that as much as 35% of most companies’ shipping expenses are connected to something else:  parcel surcharges. And according

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware ebook Unveils 10 Ways To Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs

January 7, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

It’s no secret that parcel shipping represents the largest part of eCommerce and direct selling companies’ fulfillment costs, possibly as much as 75%. While some companies see a significant area of expense, others see a huge potential for savings – which is why Amware has just released 10 Ways To Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs, a new eBook that tackles the subject head-on.

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, eCommerce Fulfillment

Deja New:  Why Today’s Subscription Box Fulfillment Is Especially Challenging

December 23, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

If you’re a big fan of subscription boxes, join the club. According to recent research from Clutch, more than half of online buyers currently use one or more versions of this highly convenient purchasing model. 

But with tremendous growth comes tremendous challenges, especially on the subscription box fulfillment side.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

A Handy Acronym to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs

December 17, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

This holiday season blog is our gift to budget-conscious B2C shippers who need to control fulfillment expenses.

The subject: reducing parcel shipping costs.

How do you do it?  Think P – A – R – C – E – L.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment

Finding And Vetting The Best Fulfillment Companies: 6 Helpful Do’s And Don’ts

December 10, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

The right fulfillment partner can be a powerful ally in a business’s quest to become bigger, better, and more profitable – particularly as online sales and customer expectations grow.

But how do you even begin to find that partner in a field that’s chock-full of possibilities?

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

Why Fulfill Orders from a Long Beach Warehouse?

November 19, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

When people say the Port of Long Beach is long on logistics advantages, they’re not exaggerating.

Together with the Port of Los Angeles, this busy international gateway handles approximately 40% of all inbound U.S. ocean containers -- all while offering easy access to a vast land transportation network and huge consumer market.   

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

What’s New with Parcel Shipping Carriers? More Than You Might Think.

October 22, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

It may only be October, but before you know it, holidays will be upon us. You’ll soon be seeing a lot more of all of your favorite parcel shipping carriers. 

In light of that, we thought we’d share a few facts and figures about some of the exciting things each of these players has been up to since the last peak shopping season rolled around – with a little what’s-in-it-for-you commentary thrown in for good measure. Amware

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

October 15, 2019 by Harry Drajpuch

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? 

If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

Because of the ongoing supply chain labor shortage, finding and keeping qualified people to do the important work of picking, packing and shipping orders is one of the most critical challenges facing eCommerce businesses today. Improving

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

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